The iPhone 14 Pro has been ranked among the best phones in the world in terms of performance and camera since its release. The Honor Magic 4 Pro, on the other hand, has also long proven its worth, especially in the photography sector.
In this comparative guide, we’re going to pit these two phones against each other on a number of levels, and based on your means and needs we’ll help you choose one of them.
Design and conception
|Apple iPhone 14 Pro, 128GB,||Honor Magic 4 Pro|
The iPhone 14 Pro comes in a choice of Silver, Gold, Black and Deep Purple. It has a Ceramic Shield front panel, a textured matte glass back panel and a stainless steel design.
It measures 147.5 x 71.5 x 7.85 mm and weighs 206 g. It also has a number of sensors, including a fingerprint sensor. The iPhone 14 Pro is IP68 certified. According to Apple, with this protection rating, its phone is able to resist water, dust and splashes (up to 6m deep for 30 minutes).
The Honor Magic 4 Pro measures 163.6 x 74.7 x 9.1 or 9.2 mm and weighs 209 g or 215 g. It is available in Cyan, Gold and Black. It comes with a glass front and back panel and an aluminium frame. It’s IP68 certified but this time for immersion to a depth of 1.5m for 30 minutes.
IPhone 14 Pro vs Honor Magic 4 Pro display
The iPhone 14 Pro features a Super Retina XDR display. It’s a 6.1-inch OLED display that offers a resolution of 2,556 x 1,179 pixels at 460 dpi. Featuring ProMotion technology, the iPhone 14 Pro’s HDR display offers a maximum adaptive refresh rate of 120Hz with a peak brightness of 2000 nits.
The Honor Magic 4 Pro features a 6.81-inch LTPO OLED display that offers a resolution of 1,312 x 2,848 pixels at 460 dpi. This HDR10+ display has a maximum brightness of 1,000 nits, a refresh rate of 120 Hz and is protected by aluminosilicate glass.
The Magic 4 Pro’s screen is larger and offers the best resolution. The iPhone 14’s screen is still the brightest.
IPhone 14 Pro vs Honor Magic 4 Pro: Which one performs better?
The iPhone 14 Pro comes with an A16 Bionic chip backed by 6GB of RAM. It has 128, 256, 512 or 1TB of storage space. Apple’s phone is powered by iOS 16, one of the most secure mobile operating systems in the world.
The Magic 4 Pro comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor and an Adreno 730 graphics card. This processor is backed by 8GB of RAM for 256GB of non-expandable storage. Honor’s phone is powered by Android 12 with Magic UI 6.
As we can see from Nanoreview, the A16 Bionic is said to be more powerful than the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. Furthermore, the Magic 4 Pro offers the most RAM while the iPhone 14 Pro has the model with the most storage space. From this part, we can conclude that the iPhone 14 Pro performs better than the Honor Magic 4 Pro.
Honor Magic 4 Pro camera versus iPhone 14 Pro
The iPhone 14 Pro’s camera package includes a 48MP main camera, a Tue Tone flash, a 12MP ultra wide angle sensor, a 2 x 12MP telephoto lens and a 3 x 12MP telephoto lens. On this device, selfies are taken by a 12 MP front camera accompanied by a front flash.
On the back, Honor’s device has a 50MP main camera (wide angle), a 50MP ultra wide angle sensor and a 64MP telephoto lens. All of this is placed next to a rear flash. Its front panel houses a 12MP front camera.
On DXOMARK, the iPhone 14 Pro was ranked 4th with a score of 146 among the phones with the most powerful cameras in the world. The Honor Magic 4 Pro was ranked 29th with a DXOMARK score of 126. The iPhone 14 Pro is therefore better than the Magic 4 Pro in terms of camera performance.
Battery and charging
The iPhone 14 Pro is powered by a built-in 3,200 mAh Li-ion battery. It supports 15W MagSafe wireless charging, 7.5W Qi wireless charging, and 20W wired charging with an adapter (50% charge in 30 minutes). Apple claims that the iPhone 14 Pro’s battery is capable of providing up to : 20 hours of video streaming, 23 hours of video playback, 75 hours of audio playback.
The Magic 4 Pro has a non-removable 4,600 mAh Li-Po battery. It supports 100W wired fast charging (100% in 30 min), 100W wireless charging (50% in 15 min) and reverse wireless charging.
Price and release date
|Apple iPhone 14 Pro, 128GB,||Honor Magic 4 Pro|
The Honor Magic 4 Pro was officially launched on 28 February 2022. It is available in France. It was launched at a price of €899.90 and is currently on special offer on the manufacturer’s website for €849.90 for the 8GB RAM / 256GB model.
The iPhone 14 Pro was made official by Apple on 7 September 2022. It is already available in France. Here are the starting prices for this phone:
256 GB: €1,459
512 GB: €1,719
Honor Magic 4 Pro vs iPhone 14 Pro verdict
Finalement, l’iPhone 14 Pro est meilleur que l’Honor Magic 4 en termes de performances et d’appareil photo. L’Honor Magic 4 Pro quant à lui ressort de ce versus comme le téléphone qui offre le meilleur affichage, la batterie la plus puissante et la recharge la plus rapide.
Si vous avez besoin d’un appareil beaucoup plus performant ou d’un appareil pour filmer, optez pour l’iPhone 14 Pro. Si par contre vous n’avez pas assez de moyens, ou si vous avez besoin d’un meilleur affichage avec une batterie plus puissante et une charge plus rapide, optez plutôt pour le Magic 4 Pro d’Honor.
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